On Monday 18th October, we held our very first ‘Music and Verse’ evening. The purpose of this concert was to provide our GCSE cohorts with the opportunity to perform to an audience in preparation for their future coursework submissions. It also gave our Year 8 students the opportunity to perform their LAMDA pieces and provided a small number of ensembles the chance to perform to an audience. The evening was a tremendous success with all our students performing superbly. It was also fantastic to hear our Year 8 LAMDA students reciting their verse and prose in preparation for their upcoming assessments.
Each year, the Year 11 cohort choose the charity they would like to support on the evening with all proceeds going to the designated charity. This year was no exception, with students choosing to support The Stroke Association. The Stroke Association are the UK’s largest charity dedicated to helping with the emotional, practical and financial cost of stroke. They fund research into ongoing rehabilitation that could help stroke survivors live fuller and happier lives. They provide specialist support and campaign to make sure people affected by stroke get the very best care. The evening raised a total of £70.61. A fantastic evening, raising money for a very worthy cause. Well done, everyone!
Associate Assistant Headteacher
& Curriculum Leader for Music